first aid


first aid

noun

: emergency treatment given to a sick or injured person

Full Definition of FIRST AID

:  emergency care or treatment given to an ill or injured person before regular medical aid can be obtained

Examples of FIRST AID

  1. She gave him first aid for his sprained ankle.

First Known Use of FIRST AID

1882

first aid

noun \ˌfərst-ˈād\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIRST AID

: emergency care or treatment given to an ill or injured person before regular medical aid can be obtained

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